University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Healthcare Leadership

The course meets development needs for the health and social care sectors, which are undergoing significant change. It is a vocationally-focused academic programme, intended to prepare professionals from the health sector, social care and related professions to become effective leaders and better managers in the workplace. It offers the opportunity to engage with key theory, but also to understand the specific contextual relevance in the NHS and social care.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; a reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicants undergraduate studies (or equivalent); if English is not the applicant's 1st language they need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores; students may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the University of Wolverhampton Business School APL Handbook. APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and/or accreditation of prior experiential learning; students need to be working in the health or social care context or have access to a placement, to comply with the requirements of some assessments within the regime.

Course modules

Perspectives on leadership; health protection and health improvement; people development in healthcare; assessing the health needs of populations; the reflective practitioner; leading transformation and change; independent business analysis project.

Assessment methods

Independent business analysis project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time block-release October 2019 3,725 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time block-release January 2020 3,725 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus WV1 1SB West Midlands

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